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Dry Utilities Engineer

  • Job reference: R-027628
  • Sector: Atkins
  • Location: Riyadh

Atkins are looking for an Engineer - Dry Utilities to produce engineering design solutions, models, reports and obtain authority approvals for single and multi-disciplinary design projects.

Candidates will be required to:

• Produce engineering solutions which consider cost, constructability and sustainability
• Successfully obtain authority approvals for design documentation.


• Design electrical power networks including HV, MV, & LV for masterplan and highway projects
• Design street lighting for masterplan and highway projects
• Design telecom ducting network for masterplan and highway projects
• Design right of way cross sections for dry utilities
• Produce reports, drawings, calculations and presentations
• Liaise with local authorities regarding dry utility design proposals on behalf of the client
• Advise and present engineering solutions to clients and stakeholders
• Submit designs to local authorities and follow up to obtain approvals
• Use AutoCAD, Dialux, ETAP, and Microsoft office to produce my deliverables
• Be a self-starter and take work ownership.

SNC Lavalin's Atkins business is one of the largest multidisciplinary, multi sector engineering design consultancies in the world and is part of the SNC Lavalin Group.

As one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies with a leading track record in the defence sector, Atkins are ideally placed to respond to this market. We have a broad establishment and proud, 50 year history throughout the Middle East region.

We provide a full range of design, engineering and project management services for buildings, transportation and other infrastructure programmes.

Atkins in the Middle East now employs around 2,000 staff serving Gulf clients across all market sectors from offices in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, Doha, Dubai, Jeddah, Kuwait City, Manama, Muscat, Riyadh, and Sharjah.


• BEng /BSc (Hon) or equivalent discipline with minimum 5 years post graduate experience
• Member of/working towards associated Professional body membership
• Modelling of street lighting networks
• Detailed design of engineering solutions such as electrical power network HV, MV, and LV.
• Good report writing skills
• Compiling authority approval documentation in accordance with local authority standards to obtain NOC approvals.


Atkins develops individuals through a portfolio of training and development activities designed to help you make the best of your abilities and talents.  These are reviewed with individuals through an annual appraisal process.  We actively support staff in achieving corporate membership of relevant institutions.

Rewards & Benefits

We offer an excellent package which includes:

  • A competitive salary
  • Transportation allowance
  • Medical and life insurance cover
  • 22 calendar days annual leave
  • Medical and life insurance cover
  • Company gratuity scheme
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • Annual flight allowance to point of origin
  • Employee assistance Programme – 24 hour free advice on financial, legal and family care specialists and also access to personal health, fitness and nutrition consultants.

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